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Barroe

Contributor: 
The University of Arizona Herbarium
Creator: 
Homer Leroy Shantz
Description: 
Probably Fockea, a Barroe - the fleshy root saves many lives, since it is a great source of water to lost travelers - also a food. Plant both raw and preserved in sugar. A very slender vine. [Shantz travel journal, Sep. 7, 1919]
Format: 
image/jpeg
Language: 
English
Title: 
azu_shantz_19190908_36207_m
Created: 
1919-09-08
City: 
Kinkelbos
City Then: 
Kenkelbosch
Continent: 
Africa
Country: 
South Africa
Country Then: 
South Africa
Province: 
Eastern Cape
Is this item in the public domain?: 
No